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Juaben: NPP suspends polling station officials who invoked curses on executives

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Juaben constituency in the Ashanti Region has suspended six polling station officials for invoking curses on the leadership of the party. The six polling station officials allegedly took the action to express their displeasure over the disqualification of Francis Owusu, an aspirant who had wanted to contest in […]

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Hundreds flock to London park to enjoy 75F sunshine after families kept apart by lockdown met again

Hundreds of people flocked to Clapham Common in South London to enjoy 75F temperatures on a day which saw traffic surge by 25% after Boris Johnson gave the green light to families kept apart by lockdown to meet again.  Dozens of revellers were seen crammed together as they enjoyed pints of beer, ice creams and […]

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Government distributes PPE to schools ahead of re-opening on Monday

The government on Saturday, started airlifting quantities of Personal Protective Equipment, alcohol-based hand sanitizers, Veronica Buckets, packets of soap, and tissue papers to 234 tertiary educational institutions in 16 regions ahead of re-opening on Monday, June 15. The items included 600,000 units of reusable face masks, 200,000 millilitres of hand sanitizers, 1,700 Veronica Buckets, 34,000 […]

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32 Nigeriens busted trying to leave Ghana using unapproved route

Immigration Officials at the Hamile border in the Upper West Region have rounded up 32 Nigeriens who were returning to their home country using an unapproved route to Burkina Faso. Initial investigations by the Ghana Immigration Service revealed that the migrants aged between 17 and 74, who have been living in Ghana for some time […]

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Gloria Sarfo and Dada Boat break silence on marriage rumours

The marriage rumours between two of Ghana’s TV personalities, actress Gloria Sarfo and Mikki Osei Berko aka Dada Boat has fast been on-trend across all social media platforms. This has left some Ghanaians asking whether truly the photos of them in circulations is something to go by or just for the cameras and for the […]

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Dada Boat is a married man; his wife and kids are in the UK- Gloria Sarfo warned

Dada Boat and Gloria Sarfo Mikki Osei Berko and Gloria Sarfo made an official announcement about their ongoing relationship yesterday, 12th June 2020 via their social media handles. Considering the fact that few people expected such a union, it became the talk of the town. Almost every showbiz lover and showbiz shows are talking about […]

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Yob urinates next to PC Keith Palmer memorial killed by Westminster terrorist as protests escalate

A yob was seen urinating next to a memorial created in honour of police officer killed in the Westminster terror attack.  Several politicians have expressed their disgust after the man was snapped during violent clashes between far-right protesters and police in central London today and the Met Police Federation is now calling for him to […]

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NDC to assess NPP’s 2016 manifesto at forum on Monday

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will assess the governing New Patriotic Party’s 2016 manifesto at its weekly forum on Monday, June 15, 2020. According to the party, the forum will be on the theme: “NPP 2016 Manifesto in Perspective: Claims, Deception and Reality.” “The purpose of this program is to conduct a comprehensive […]

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Traffic surges by up to 25% on coast roads as Britons head to beauty spots 

Traffic has surged by up to 25 per cent today compared to last Saturday as thousands of Britons gathered to take part in protests while others headed to beaches and queued outside pubs to lap up 75F sunshine. TomTom data shows that the roads around Brighton were 25 per cent busier at 4pm today compared […]

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Eritrea coronavirus: case load hits 65, returnees import 24 new cases

June 13: 24 new cases from quarantined returnees Twenty four patients (24) were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today in tests carried out for individuals who had completed their quarantine time at Adibara Quarantine Center – Gash Barka Region, Forto Sawa Sub-zone. In the past two months, 1370 nationals who returned home through irregular land routes […]

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Ghana coronavirus: 11,118 cases; Health Minister tests positive

Ghana is West Africa’s most impacted nation behind Nigeria, at a point in May 2020, Ghana led the regional case load. June has started with progressive lifting of more virus restrictions. President Akufo-Addo in his tenth address announced that whiles borders remained closed, some categories of academic institutions are allowed to resume, religious places can […]

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Meet Gorgeous daughter of Nana Acheampong, Gyakie causing a stir on social media with her photos

Daughter of legendary Nana Acheampong is also a musician Legendary highlife musician, Nana ‘Owoahene’ Acheampong’s daughter, Gyakie Acheampong has set social media ablaze with her photos. It is amazing to find out that many of the musicians have had their children follow their footsteps in a thriving charming manner. Gyakie Acheampong is truly a replica […]

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Ethiopia coronavirus: 3,166 cases; Kuwaiti evacuees return

Ethiopia is one of East / Horn of Africa’s least impacted nations as compared to rate of COVID-19 case growth and infection of its neighbours. A state of emergency lasting five-months has been imposed by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed led government. All land borders have since been shut as a virus control measure with […]

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Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for Coronavirus

The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to Citi News indicates that the Minister tested positive for the virus and has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at […]

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Nigeria coronavirus: 15,181 cases; Egypt, India evacuees arrive

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, became the third African country to record over 10,000 cases of COVID-19. The milestone was reached on May 31 when 307 new cases took its tally to 10,162. As Africa’s biggest economy, the federal government has continued to enforce regulations across the board even though most state governments have moved […]

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CORONAVIRUS UK: 80 more deaths announced in preliminary figure

Britain today recorded 80 more coronavirus deaths in the lowest Saturday rise post-lockdown, taking the total number of victims to 41,561 – as it emerged a dozen regions in England have been Covid-free for a week. The preliminary death figure is calculated by adding up coronavirus deaths across the UK in the last 24 hours, […]

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Djibouti prez confirms Somalia – Somaliland meeting, Abiy invited

Djibouti president confirms Farmaajo – Bihi meeting, Abiy invited Djibouti president Ismail Omar Guelleh has confirmed the meeting between Somalia and Somaliland leaders. According to him, the two leaders are set to meet on Sunday June 14 in Djibouti. The date is contrary to earlier reports that the meeting was scheduled to take place in […]

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UG Lecturers call for the ‘head’ of UTAG President

The University of Ghana (UG) branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has initiated an impeachment process against the national president of UTAG, Professor Charles Ofosu Marfo. The lecturers are accusing Prof. Ofosu Marfo of misrepresenting and sidelining their views on the Public Universities Bill currently in Parliament. “At this emergency meeting held […]

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The current environment doesn’t support additional borrowing – Economist warns gov’t

Economist, Dr. Lord Mensah, has advised government to be measured in its borrowing on both the domestic and international markets. According to him, the current environment does not support borrowing. Government recently accepted all bids tendered to raise GHS751.33 million at a coupon rate of 18.85 percent for a 3-year bond, which settled on 1st […]

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A/R: Residents of Sepe-Timpon block road over flooding of community

Angry residents of Sepe-Timpom in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region have blocked a major road leading to the Asokore Mampong township after about ten houses in the area submerged. Residents who have been affected by floodwaters after Friday’s downpour are still counting their loses as most of their properties have been destroyed. […]

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Burundi’s incoming president signs Nkurunziza condolence book

June 13: Incoming president eulogizes Nkurunziza Burundi’s president-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye today visited the presidency where he signed a book of condolence opened for the late president Pierre Nkurunziza. He arrived at Ntare House along with his wife and an entourage, signing the book of condolence opened since Wednesday before delivering an address in which he […]

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Al-Shabab sets up COVID-19 facility in southern Somalia

June 13: The al-Qaeda-linked extremist group in Somalia has unveiled a COVID-19 isolation and care facility, a sign that the group is taking seriously the pandemic that continues to spread in the fragile country. Al-Shabab announced Friday that the facility, which includes a round-the-clock hotline, has been set up in Jilib, a major stronghold of […]

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Zambia coronavirus: 1,321 cases; 1,104 recoveries

Zambia is one of southern Africa’s most impacted nations despite being way behind continent leader South Africa. A lockdown imposed by President Edgar Lungu has since been relaxed following a continent-wide trend. This article will focus on major developments coming from the southern African country. June 12: Cases reach 1,321, Nakonde still leading The case […]

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The Queen arrives for military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday

The Queen put on a stylish display as she arrived to view a socially-distancing military ceremony in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday today.  Her Majesty, 94, cut an elegant figure in a recycled turquoise coat and matching hat – in what was her first official royal engagement since lockdown began.  […]

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Far-right groups scuffle with police as thousands of Black Lives Matter demonstrators gather in London

Protesters gathered in Parliament Square, London, on Saturday, where statues including one of Winston Churchill are boarded up. Mick Krever/CNN Black Lives Matters protesters gathered in central London today ahead of the 5 p.m. end time set by authorities concerned after plans by far-right hate groups to stage counter-protests. Statues of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma […]

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PlayStation 5: Sony gives first look at the PS5 console and games

Sony has given gamers a first look at the design of its next console as well as some of the titles it will play. The PlayStation 5 has a black core surrounded by curved white edging and a blue glow. Two follow-ups to bestselling PS4 releases were among the standout games announcements – Spider-Man: Miles […]

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Mukwege quits DRC virus task force, bemoans testing delays

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege has stepped down from a COVID-19 task force in eastern Congo, saying his hospital needs to focus on treating coronavirus patients because testing delays and other problems have allowed the crisis to deepen. In announcing his resignation Wednesday, Mukwege said he expected virus cases to keep mounting in […]

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Welsh star Ricky Valance dies aged 84 after long battle with dementia 

Welsh singer Ricky Valance has died aged 84 following a battle with dementia, his agent has confirmed. Valance, born David Spencer in Monmouthshire, Wales in April 1936, became the first Welshman to have a solo UK Number One hit with the song ‘Tell Laura I Love Her’ in 1960.  The singer worked in the mines at […]

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Okomfour Kwadee in good condition after Lord Kenya visits him at rehab centre

A few days ago, news circulated about the unrecognisable and sad state of veteran hiplife musician Okomfour Kwadee. According to sources, the musician suffered a relapse after battling with mental issues and was taken to a rehab centre. Well, it seems Okomfour Kwadee is on his way to a great recovery as he has been […]

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